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Visit Tequila, Jalisco and Casa Sauza

Everything about Casa Sauza events, Tequila, Jalisco and surroundings.

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Jalisco, is a State of the Mexican Republic located at the West coast fo the country. It is famous for being the birthplace of Mexican icons such as mariachi, tequila and charrería. This is why it is said that "Jalisco is Mexico".

Its unparalleled climate and friendly people make of this state an ideal place to hold all kinds of events, social, business, national and international.

Know more about this Mexican State at where the traditional Magical Town of Tequila is located. Tequila is cradle of the emblematic national drink that bears its name.

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Do not miss our guided tours to Casa Sauza so that you learn everything about the tequila production processes and about the agave landscape, a world heritage site.
 
Leave your events in the hands of our experts, so that you can celebrate them in style at our hacienda, the Quinta Sauza.
 
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CHAPTER 1

Tequila, Jalisco and Surroundings

Tequila is more than just a drink, it is a "Pueblo Mágico" (Magical Town). It's Agave landscape has been declared World Heritage Site by the Unesco. Tequila is art, culture and tradition.
 

Brief History of Tequila 

Tequila is a municipality of the Valles Region of the State of Jalisco, Mexico. It was initially called Tequillan or Tecuila by the indigenous people who inhabited it.This names been interpreted as: place where cuts are made or place of tributes.
 
Its first inhabitants were: chichimecas, otomies, toltecas and nahualtecas (indigenous groups). This population first settled in a place called Teochichán or Techinchán, which means: Place of the Almighty God or Where the straps and traps abound. (2)
 
Tecuila was a population commanded by Coyotl, the dominant king of the Teochinchán Valley, a rich and vast region in crops and weapons. This region was located between the current populations of Amatitán and Tequila. After the conquest, the foundations of the current town of Tequila were settled. Rudimentary installations of mezcal wine producers sprang up here and there, as if magically attracted to the site. (1)
 
Historically, a land of Tequila
 
The tequila industry is the main economic source of the municipality. It started in the 1600's. According to historical data, the agave plant was already exploited by the natives who made representations of it as the goddess of mezcal, called Mayahuel.
 
Upon the arrival of the Spaniards, they found lands planted with this crop. Historians suggest that they took this plant to Spain and when they saw that it was of their liking, they decided to establish taverns in this region, Tequila. (3)
 
Given the demand that this product had in a national and international level, the number of taverns started growing and increasing. (3)
 
Very old factories are still working, such as La Riojaña, founded in 1795; El Tigre (today La Constancia) founded in 1823; Destiladora de Occidente (today Tequila D'Reyes) founded in 1840; La Perseverancia (today Tequila Sauza) founded in 1873; El Llano (today Tequila Azteca) founded in 1876; La Mexicana (today Tequila Orendain) founded in 1879. (3)
 

Weather

The municipality's weather is semi-dry, with dry and semi-warm winters and springs. It has no defined winter season per se. The average annual temperature is 23.2 ° C and has an average annual precipitation of 1,073.1 millimeters of rainfall in the months of June to October. The prevailing winds are in northeast and southeast direction. The average number of days with frost per year is 0.4. (3)
 

Surroundings

mapa tequila Jalisco y cercanías(Tequila Route Brochure) 
 
It is bordered to the North by the state of Zacatecas and by the municipality of San Martín de Bolaños; to the South by the municipalities of Ahualulco de Mercado, Teuchitlán and Amatitán; to the East by San Cristóbal de la Barranca, Zapopan and Amatitán; and to the West by the municipalities of Hostotipaquillo, Magdalena and San Juanito de Escobedo. (2)
 
Several events are held in the vicinity of this town, such as the exhibitions and businesses held at Expo-Guadalajara, or as the gastronomic festivals of international stature held in Puerto Vallarta. This proximity that Tequila has with important business centers and with Puerto Vallarta, allows to make of any trip, whether of tourism or business, a whole experience.
 
 
 

Tequila, a Mexico's Pueblo Mágico (Magical Town) 

 
Mexico is one of the most important sites of America in terms of  international tourism. In fact, it has been named one of the most visited countries in the world. Mexico has a wide biodiversity, paradisiacal places, cities and towns with historical heritages.
 
Tequila is an important place in the touristic development of Jalisco. In fact, Tequila has entered a program called Pueblo Mágico or Magical Town, developed by the Secretary of Tourism of Mexico.
 
This program highlights the hard work that Tequila's inhabitants put into their town, into caring for and preserving their culture and traditions, specially those that make Tequila different from the rest.
 
Tequila is a magical place that offers unforgettable landscapes, where the imaginary of its inhabitants places its visitors in a different time, like going back to the 19th and early 20th century.
 

Tequila and Casa Sauza

Casa Sauza is one of the pioneers within the tequila industry, but it is also one of the pioneers in tourism. For more than 40 years, its ancient manor, the  Quinta Sauza, has received unforgettable visitors from different parts of the world. The most requested tours are "La Perseverancia" or "Tres Generaciones" which take you back in time and make you feel the tequila in your heart.
 
Come to Tequila and learn more about the secrets of the town, about the different places that the Sauza family developed but, more importantly, about the legacy that they left for all the Mexicans and the world to enjoy.
 

References:
(1) Sauza Linaje y Leyenda, Una familia que creó una industria para siempre.
(2) Los Municipios de Jalisco. Colección: Enciclopedia de los Municipios de México. Secretaría de Gobernación y Gobierno del Estado de Jalisco. 1988
(3)  https://www.jalisco.gob.mx/es/jalisco/municipios/tequi

CHAPTER 2

Our Hacienda, Quinta Sauza

This beautiful Casona (manor) dates from 1836. It was built by Don Jesús Flores Ámola for the Gallardo González Rubio Family. It was first given the name of Quinta del Retiro and was inaugurated with a great ball, to which great personalities from Guadalajara and Mexico City were invited.
 
At the Quinta, many prayers of Guadalupe Gallardo are saved. They are prayers that show a deep love for God and for his Family. With the passing of time, a cousin of Ana González Rubio, Widow of Guadalupe Gallardo, known as "Doña Perla",  inherited the property and offered it for sale to Don Francisco Javier Sauza in 1973 who, without thinking it twice, bought it, since he considered it to be an excellent option for his retirement. He changed its name to its current name:  Quinta Sauza.
 
Quinta Sauza porche bar
 
Quinta Sauza is currently full of history and tradition. It is the place where thousands of visitors are welcome throughout the year. It is a place where you can really relax; enjoy its bar while drinking a perfect drink made from our tequilas; delight yourself with the delicious Mexican dishes of our restaurant area; walk through its gardens; contemplate its beautiful fountains and cool off under the shade of the huge treetops of our trees, which are over 250 years old.
 
Without a doubt, visiting our QUinta Sauza will make you feel like you actually were in one of the most emblematic places of the Magical Town of Tequila.

CHAPTER 3

Sauza Embassador

Sauza Embassador is a person with ample and sufficient knowledge about the legacy of the Sauza family and the processes of each of our brands. This person is also an enthusiastic promoter for responsible consumption.
 
The embassador's job is to talk about the more than 145 years of the brand by developing agendas and seminars that show the richness and real value of our brand.
 
Casa Sauza
 
Sauza's embassador knows and shares information about the different features of our distinctive drink and also has a wide knowledge of the history of the drink and the agave itself, as well as about our production processes, at an intermediate level.
 
Our ambassadors have a certain mastery of the history of the tequila drink in Mexico, from the Pre-hispanic era to the present time. They know about current trends, about the methodology for its commercialization, and about the positioning of the drink worldwide.

CHAPTER 4

Casa Sauza Events

In our facilities, you will discover something different and unique, such as the mixture of local aromas and flavors along with the caring, dedication and love that we all put into our work so we make the best out of your experience here.
 
At Quinta Sauza, we help you build authentic, high quality experiences, while also taking care of your budget. Regardless of the  kind of event that you need to carry out, we will guide and support you so you to turn it into the best memory that your guests will have: Business Events, Incentive Groups, Family Groups, Posadas (Mexican pre-Christmas celebrations), Weddings, Ice-braeking activities and events, Quinceañeras, First Communions, Baptisms and everything that you can think of.
 
It is also an excellent place to hold your business tourism events, while you also brings your guests to this emblematic town of Mexico. La Quinta offers all the services that you will need, contact us and we will gladly advise you on our services.
 
Organizing your events in this Casona, allows you to enjoy of a pleasant outdoors environment, with an ideal weather, at which you and your guests or colleagues, will feel more comfortable and relaxed.